US suspends agreement to sell Gray Eagle drone to Kyiv

The United States has suspended the sale of MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones to Ukraine, for fears that their equipment will run out with Russian experts. Reuters.

According to the publication, the “objection to the export” of these drones arose from concerns that “the radar and surveillance equipment on them could pose a security risk to the United States if they fall into the hands of Russia.”

According to agency sources, the White House has approved a deal to sell four MQ-1C Gray Eagles worth $10 million to Kiev, but is now under review by the Pentagon.

Previous issue of Politico citing two US officials reportedHe said that the supply of these drones to Ukraine is related to the training and logistics problems of the Military Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). According to broadcast sources, if the US sells a batch of drones to Kiev in the coming weeks, the Ukrainian military will not be able to use them for weeks or months.

Currently, a special operation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is underway in Ukraine. It was announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 24. According to him, the purpose of military action is to demilitarize the neighboring country and to gentrify its officials.

The decision to run the operation was the reason for new sanctions against Russia by the United States and its allies.



Source: Gazeta

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